[Ads-l] "morale boost"

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Mon Apr 25 12:17:12 UTC 2022

Russian troops bypassed a couple cities south of Izyum to surprise-take the
settlement of Kurulka,


On Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 1:21 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Verb.
> CNN: "He's trying to morale-boost his nation."
> JL
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
picture of his great-grandfather.)

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